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Claire Baker

in Christchurch

Christchurch as an Artist's Canvas

PRESENTED ON MAY 04, 2015
IN CHRISTCHURCH @ VOL 23

Manager of CoCA, Center for Contemporary Arts in Chirstchurch New Zealand, Claire Baker shares her insights on how all good decisions are informed decisions based on history.

Contemporary art is no different.

CoCA is no different.

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An Artist's Life

BY DANIEL SALAMANCA NÚÑEZ
@ VOL 10 ON AUG 01, 2013

Daniel Salamanca shares his obsession in a way that reveals the essence of his artistic work. His presentation makes it clear that being an artist requires discipline that pervades every aspect of the artist's life. (In Spanish)

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An Artist's Love for Animals

BY MICHELLE ST. VRAIN
IN SIOUX FALLS

Michelle St. Vrain, a local Sioux Falls artist, presents her artwork on animals that she created during her undergraduate and graduate career in relation to her transition from childhood to adulthood and her beliefs on animal's rights.   

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The Canvas

BY AYUSHI MISHRA
@ VOL 5 ON FEB 28, 2014

Ayushi Mishra shares a collection of her photographs and paintings and the emotions hidden behind her subjects. Her work is inspired by poetry, images of Durga and the innocence and strength of children. 

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See You On Canvas

BY PAINTERS 6
@ VOL 6 ON FEB 06, 2015

Painters 6 is an art company with a diverse staff from all over the world. This company focuses on painting the emotion and interpretation of a sitting on a canvas.

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The Restoration of Heritage at the Arts Centre of Christchurch

BY ANDRE LOVATT
@ VOL 23 ON MAY 04, 2015

The Arts Centre in Christchurch is a neo-gothic campus, once hosting the local university, converted into a space for local artists to practise and showcase. Severely damaged in the Canterbury earthquakes, it is now going through an extensive restoration. Arts Centre CEO Andre Lovatt gives people an insight into the restoration of the Arts Centre, to explain what it is that they have been doing since the earthquakes, show the process visually and give an indication on the progress that is being made. Showing the love, care and attention that so many people are giving to their restoration work and how, when it is all done, the Arts Centre, and the Christchurch wider community, will be so much better for it.

 

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Tokyo Creatives' Shared Canvas

BY MARK MCFARLANE
@ VOL 128 ON SEP 30, 2015

"One of the things I really wanted to make Canvas for was because I wanted to see and know about more stuff that was happening in Tokyo."

In "Tokyo Creatives' Shared Canvas" from PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 128, Tacchi Studio's director Mark McFarlane discusses the motivation behind wanting to make Canvas, a directory and community for Tokyo creatives to gather on and offline. 

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It’s All a Blank Canvas

BY CHRIS MCADOO
@ VOL 18 ON FEB 11, 2016

"How do I keep the creative fires burning as a grown-ass man, with taxes due and a bum knee."

In "It’s All a Blank Canvas" from PechaKucha Night Knoxville Vol. 18Chris McAdoo shares his creative journey to today, both personally and professionally…and what keeps the creative fires burning as age, responsibilities, and (at least to an extent) maturity, sneak up on a "grown-ass man." 

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Monday, June 6th 2016. 

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An Artist's Encounter with Lacquer

BY MARIE DO HYMAN-BONEU
@ VOL 4 ON SEP 15, 2016

Lacquer is an ancient art that is the subject of Marie-Do Hyman-Boneu's presentation. She is a French artist who has been working with vegetal lacquer since 2001, when she travelled overland from Europe to Hanoi in Vietnam. What exactly is lacquer and how does she use it in her personal creative process? Marie Do shares her practice with us in ‘An artist's encounter with lacquer.’

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THE HOUSE, AN ARTIST'S RETREAT

BY MARK WHITE
@ VOL 15 ON NOV 19, 2016

Mark White, a jovial Canadian living in Kobe, talks about a share house project he is building and constantly tinkering on, called The House. Welcoming guests from all around the world and sharing experiences with them are his prime motivations through this project.